Vivanta by Taj | Bentota | Sri Lanka


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Vivanta by Taj, formerly Taj Exotica, is rated amongst the most luxurious five star beach resorts in South Asia. This exquisite 162 deluxe room hotel is located on the south-west coast of Sri Lanka along the famous golden mile beach at Bentota. The Hotel is uniquely located on a large headland overlooking the Indian Ocean. The resort offers an array of activities including several water sports, two tennis courts, table tennis, billiards, gym and a whole lot more.

It is the perfect sanctuary for a luxurious holiday on Asia’s most exotic island, known for thousands of years as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean.


The accommodation at Vivanta by Taj is offered in three categories; standard, deluxe and superior sea view.

Enjoy refreshing views of the magnificent Indian Ocean or the lush vegetation of the hotel’s beautiful tropical landscaped gardens. All rooms are air-conditioned and are “airy” with large windows and private balconies. Mini-bar, Television, electric safe, tea coffee making facilities and 24-hour room service.

The Bathrooms include Bath and shower and also a separate Telephone and Hairdryer

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Dining at Vivanta by Taj is always a delightful experience, there’s a variety of restaurants to pick from whether it’s fine dinning or al fresco. Seafood is always a speciality and is served up in many mouth watering recipes. Here is a description of the restaurants within the Taj:

Palms Coffee Shop

The Palms coffee shop is the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and offering indoor and outdoor seating overlooking the swimming pool.

The Palm’s sumptuous buffets featuring Sri Lankan and Indian specialties along with a wide array of International cuisine’s have earned it the reputation as the best on the coast. There are daily specials on the menu and an a la carte menu to round out its varied and delicious dining options.

Oriental Pavilion

For authentic Chinese cuisine the hotel boasts the Oriental Pavilion, where there’s Mouth watering Cantonese cuisine spiced with a wide selection of fiery Szechwan dishes. The Oriental Pavilion restaurant overlooks the beachfront gardens.

Sea View Restaurant

The Sea view Restaurant offers an intimate setting in cosy surroundings. The restaurant is a favourite among guests as it offers an array of exotic sea food & continental dishes.

Sea Lounge Bar

The Sea Lounge is a lounge bar offering an assortment of the best Ceylon Teas and Coffee during the day. This cosy and elegant bar turns in to a favourite evening hangout with live music and celebrated cocktails.

Aquarius Pool Bar

A swim-up bar offering the perfect tropical juices and best sunset cocktails.

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Vivanta by Taj provides guests with lots of recreation and sport activities, there are two tennis courts, a fully equipped gymnasium and a Health Club, all available for guest to use as well as billiards, Table Tennis and other indoor games.

My Kind of Place, the resort’s discotheque offers the latest hip-hop, R&B, trance and other popular dance sounds, a spacious dance floor and a wide array of cocktails and beverages to keep you dancing all night long.

There’s also: Beach Volleyball – Fitness Centre with Sauna, Jacuzzi – Steam facilities & Gymnasium – Badminton Court – Pool Table – Night Club – Boccia – Water Polo & Water Aerobics – YOGA – Regular Cultural Shows – Body Boards – Windsurfing

At additional cost: Jet Ski – Waterskiing – Big Game Fishing / Deep Sea

Hotel Business Services include:

  • Broadband Internet access
  • Multimedia computers
  • Secretarial services
  • Timings
  • Workstations

Hotel Leisure and Other Services Include:

  • Babysitting
  • Beauty parlour/Hair salon
  • Car hire service
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor-on-call
  • Express laundry/dry cleaning
  • Florist
  • Travel assistance

Indoor Activities:

  • Asphalt Tennis Court
  • Daily entertainment at the bar
  • Darts
  • Discotheque
  • Gymnasium and Health Club (Sauna/Jacuzzi and massage rooms)
  • Horse Rides and Elephant rides
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Pool Table
  • Regular cultural shows and animation
  • Table Tennis
  • Water sports & rental centre includes jet ski, water ski, banana boat ride, windsurfing, and more.
  • Transportation to the centre is free

Products & Services: 162 spacious rooms with spectacular views of the sea and the beautiful landscaped gardens. All rooms offer a balcony/terrace as well as large bay windows. Every room is well equipped with guest amenities including minibar, air conditioning, ceiling fan, electronic safe, tea/coffee maker, IDD telephones, and Satellite TV.

Check-in/Check-out Time: Normal Check-in is 12.00 noon and Check-Out is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

Address: Bentota, Sri Lanka
Airport: Colombo International


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